Enduring legacy : rhetoric and ritual of the lost cause / W. Stuart Towns.
By: Towns, W. Stuart.Material type: TextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2012Description: xvii, 190 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780817317522 (trade cloth : alk. paper); 081731752X (trade cloth : alk. paper); 9780817385811 (electronic); 0817385819 (electronic).Subject(s): Group identity -- Southern States | Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Southern States -- History and criticism | English language -- Southern States -- Rhetoric | Memory -- Social aspects -- Southern States | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence | Southern States -- Civilization | Confederate States of America -- History | Southern States -- Languages -- History | Oratory -- Southern States -- HistoryDDC classification: 973.7/13
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -163, -182) and index.
Rhetoric, celebration, and ritual: building a collective memory in the postwar South -- Remembering the Confederacy: ceremony in the postwar South, 1865-1920s -- The road to secession and war: the oratorical defense of the Confederacy and the Old South -- Creating the myths of the war: martyrs and scapegoats of the Confederacy -- Creating the myths of Reconstruction, redemption, reconciliation, and the new and future South: the rest of the story -- The persistence of a myth: the lost cause in the modern South.